Hi, those pics were long exposure (about 7 seconds or so i think) so the beam is not as bright in person, having said that it is still clearly visable at night, and pretty impressive for the money. yes the beam can be focused for short range burning...
Hi Igor, Just to let you know that the 8x arrived this morning and is working perfectly :yh:
Thankyou very much for the time you put in to making this very high quality build, I could not be more happy with it...:D
I will be posting a review in the near future.
I got my 8x in the post this morning!! I had batteries charged and ready to go in as soon as I opened it, and I strait away fitted it with a 405-G-1 lense from jayrob.
This thing is awsome...:drool: I really like the Ehgemus host also.
Igor, you are the man...:D :thanks:
yeh it is pretty cool, although if your not a fan of the series then I could see that you might not get into it that much, but ive always been a bit of a trekkie, lol, so that was what attracted me to it
cool no worries, The GGW ran well for a while but unfortunatly it has died, lol. I dont know if I am doing something wrong at this is the second GGW that had died on me in a short time. Oh well, you live and learn :)
I will be needeing another sled at some point, but I'll let you know when I...
Got my items in the post this morning, and as they were only sent yesturday I consider that to be excellent service...Thanks Morgan :D
Got the complete GGW sled and PHR diodes included, and it was very nice not to have to wait a week for delivery :yh:
You should definatly include the diode...
there is a new program out on discovery science called 'sci-fi physics: physics of the impossible' they talk about building a 'real' lightsaber in one of the episodes...:yh:
They used nano batteries for power supply, then a teloscopic ceramic batton that comes out of the hilt, which is then...
I saw this article and thought I would share it here (appologies if this has been posted before)...:beer:
Technology Review: Solar-Powered Laser
EDIT: just realised this thread would be better in the science and lasers section, if a mod would kindly move it for me that would be great...